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New igus compact low-cost energy chain designed for drawers

Published on: 02/05/2024

Through downsizing, the draw-e-chain saves 30% in costs in applications with occasional movement igus has launched the draw-e-chain for cable routing in drawers and pull-out  applications like server racks. Thanks to its minimal structural design, this compact energy chain costs 30% less than that of the most cost-effective standard e-chains. This prevents costly oversizing, especially […]

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The first 100 igus all-plastic bicycles hit the UK roads

Published on: 02/05/2024

The first batch of the famous all-plastic igus bicycle is in production, while igus builds a high-volume production line. The day has finally come. After months of development, the igus:bike, a bicycle made of 92% plastic with a high proportion of recycled material, is in production. The first 100 bikes are being produced while igus […]

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New igutex TX3 fibre-wound material perfect for construction and heavy-duty work

Published on: 24/04/2024

igus launches a new lubrication-free material, for bearings needing higher running performance with high dynamic forces, ideal for heavy-duty applications. igus has developed plain bearings made from high-strength, fibre-wound materials – the igutex bearing family. These use carbon fibre embedded in the material and are used where very high impact loads occur and where injection-moulded […]

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igus at MACH 2024: save 80% build time with Module Connect, plus RBTX demo

Published on: 10/04/2024

Would your company like to save multiple hours and cash for every machine you build? MACH 2024 presents Module Connect, a unique and elegant engineering design to help machine users save assembly time. Plus: not one but three low-cost robots will be demonstrated, part of the popular RBTX.com marketplace helping companies automate low-scale but precise […]

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AI meets plastics: igus accelerates transformation to sustainable Industry 4.0 at the Hannover Exhibition

Published on: 10/04/2024

But that’s not all: igus constantly develops its smart plastics services to respond to challenges such as the shortage of skilled workers. For example, thanks to an igus digital service called “superwise“, it is easier now ever to monitor all one’s applications via a central dashboard with less expenditure on personnel. This connection, by the […]

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Smart flange bearings from igus help prevent machine failure

Published on: 13/02/2024

New generation of igubal spherical plain bearings are equipped with a predictive maintenance system Costly machine failures due to undetected defects in demanding applications should soon be made redundant, thanks to a new generation of two- and four-hole flange bearings with “smart” features. The lubrication-free high-performance plastic bearings are equipped with miniature wireless sensors that […]

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Two drives in one: igus launches dual drive stepper motor

Published on: 06/02/2024

New stepper motor for drylin linear axes provides space-saving and cost-effective dual drive To help customers get started with automation, especially where space is limited, igus has developed a new dual drive stepper motor for its drylin linear technology. It can be used to drive two linear systems directly, which also saves space. Another potential […]

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Ready-to-install energy chains fitted more easily, quickly and precisely

Published on: 31/01/2024

Save installation time and improve handling: igus’s popular readychain service is complete with a new “assembly helper” device: the “fastpositioner” Idle machines and systems cost manufacturing companies valuable time and money. To make it easier for customers to install energy supply systems and reduce installation time, igus’s readychain service offers pre-assembled cable systems consisting of […]

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New low-cost linear slides from igus made of recycled high-performance plastic

Published on: 23/01/2024

Entry-level drylin Econ series for simple adjustment and positioning tasks reduces costs by around 80% Linear systems used for simple adjustment and positioning tasks, such as adjustable retail displays, now have a greener, low-cost solution. Injection-moulded from regranulated, high-performance plastic, igus’s new polymer slides in the drylin Econ series are both cost effective and sustainable. […]

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VOTM- From metal to plastic, change your bearing!

Published on: 23/01/2024

Metal bearings are still popular for designers, but plastic bearings are replacing traditional metallic solutions more and more, either in new designs or to replace those old broken, rusting or wearing bearings. But are plastic bearings up to the challenge of withstanding the same forces, temperature and environmental pressures of metallic ones? In this “video […]

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